Course Description

Why do we do the things we do? How does behaviour change? How is the brain organized and how does it control behaviour? How does memory work? How do we process auditory information and use it to understand the world? Explore fundamental concepts in psychology and neuroscience and how to apply this knowledge to understand and better our everyday life. Topics will include brain and behaviour, sensation and perception, learning and memory, language and music, intelligence and creativity, behavioural psychology, and disorders and disease.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to…..
  • Identify the fundamentals of how the brain controls human behaviour
  • Employ behavioural methods to alter and better your own life
  • Have a basic understanding of the principles neuroscience and psychology


Special Discount: For 20 hour Liberal Arts courses only, students 65 years and older at the time of registration qualify for a 10 per cent discount on fees. To receive this discount, you must register in person or by calling 403-220-2952. The discount does not apply to online registration.

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